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Green Turtles

Warmer Oceans May Trigger Big Change In Turtles' Behavior

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Science

Warmer oceans will put the chill on sea turtle behavior, causing the endangered animals to stop basking on beaches within the next century. That's...

Vietnam: From Hell to Heaven on Earth

Sally Beck | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Sally Beck

There are 16 islets in total, the main one being called Con Son -- a truly ravishing place with sandy bays made up of miles of soft white beaches fringed with dense hedges of sea lettuce and wild pineapple trees. It's honestly the kind of island hammocks were invented for.

Ascension Island, a Burnt Volcanic Cinder in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 1)

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.31.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

A 34-square-mile speck of 44 lava, ash and cinder cones lost in the middle of the South Atlantic, eight degrees south of the Equator, 900 miles from Africa and 1,400 miles from South America, it would be harder to find a more remote get-away than Ascension Island.

Police Confiscate 33 Endangered Turtles In Bali

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesian police have confiscated 33 endangered sea turtles believed to be headed for local restaurants on the resort isl...

Green Turtles Find Safe Haven In Protected Areas, Study Shows

Posted 03.19.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: Green turtles appear to find a benefit in heading to Marine Protected Areas over nonprotected areas of the ocean at meal...

Discovery Sheds Light On Sea Turtle Migrations

Posted 03.06.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: Sea turtles are known for the amazing migrations they make, swimming long ocean distances to return to their birthplace ...

70,000 Sea Turtle Eggs To Be Relocated, Hatched, Released Away From Oil Spill

AP | By BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP)-- An effort to save thousands of sea turtle hatchlings from dying in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming weeks...

Green Turtles Rescued, Released In Indonesia (PHOTO)

Getty/AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Foreign tourists help in the release of a green turtle into the sea in the Kuta district of Denpasar on the Indonesia resort island of Bali on May 31,...